Sunday, September 26, 2021

Environment

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja fire leaves dozens of animals burnt or with serious injuries

THE devastating flames from the Sierra Bermeja wildfire have destroyed almost 10,000 hectares of food, water and shelter the wildlife in the area need...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat on Costa del Sol battles town hall for FIVE years over ‘nightmare’ stink from rubbish plant

The ‘plant’ sees bin collectors dump their loads onto the ground before it is squashed down and picked up again

British expats suffer contaminated drinking and bathing water after floods strike Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Family forced to wash and cook with bottled water over Christmas

Oasis of hope: Oro del Desierto olive grove’s ethos could be sustainable solution to Almeria’s superintensive olive farms crisis

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

Please stop flushing wet wipes down the toilet, begs town hall in Spain’s Andalucia

A TOWN in southern Spain is calling on residents to stop flushing wet wipes down the toilet.  Conil de la Frontera, in Cadiz, made the...

23-stone man accused of squashing donkey to death in Spain did not commit a crime, judge rules

A judge has thrown out the case at a preliminary trial, ruling that there is ‘no evidence of a criminal offence’

Firefighters tackle massive blaze as fire rips through Mallorca endangering residents

Some 60 properties were evacuated as a precaution as the fire spread from the Coll de Siller area having been caused by electrical faults in a nearby substation. 

STORMS BREWING: Costa del Sol to remain sunny as most of Spain placed on high alert for storms

A cold front sweeping in from the west has ended September's record-breaking run

Southern Spain may face ‘deadly’ earthquakes as Andalucia scientists discover new tectonic fault lines

Andalucian scientists believe the new fault zone was the cause of a 2004 quake which killed more than 600 people

Mallorca launches award scheme to recognise businesses that go ‘plastic free’

TWO Mallorcan hospitality businesses are amongst the first five in the Balearics Islands to receive the Plastic Free Guardian Certification for reducing their use...

Malaga introduces compulsory dog DNA profiling to curb dog poo problem

It is hoped the tags will also prevent owners from abandoning or mistreating their animals.

Protesters march over Malaga mosquito problem

Stop Mosquitoes marched through the city to protest the lack of action taken by the council

Future flood fears fuelled by climate change for parts of Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR Costa Blanca areas have been named as being in the firing line from severe storms and flooding caused by climate change. A report produced...

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

AN Andalucian city has pledged to banish 5,000 pigeons amid complaints from restaurant and hotel owners that they are driving away tourists. Cadiz is set...

Green groups call for Spanish sun tax reform

The levy on solar power was introduced by the government in October

Knock down the Algarrobico, says IU, as High Court returns Natural Park protection

After local town halls insist on opening illegal hotel in Carbonaras, IU party hits back

BREAKING: Cars abandoned and aircraft scrambled as forest fire erupts on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AIRCRAFT have been called to a forest fire on the Costa del Sol.  Some 18 firefighters and a helicopter have been sent to Torremolinos as...

Joy as Europe’s most critically endangered seabird spotted nesting off coast of Spain’s Ibiza

Environmentalists confirmed that at least 10 pairs of the Balearic Shearwater were seen nesting on the islet of Es Vedranell

Emergency water tankers brought to Colmenar as hundreds of wells dry up

It comes after residents slammed the unveiling of a large swimming pool

Israeli university awarded €70,000 after being barred from Spanish green energy contest

The Spanish Supreme court found Spain’s Housing Ministry had acted illegally by excluding the Israeli institution from Solar Decathlon Europe in 2009

Fight over Algarrobico goes on

The long-running saga continues

On your bike! Andalucian government plans new cycle network

New bike lanes will link eight capitals in the region
Spain

Sad Spain ranks below Saudi Arabia and Qatar in World Happiness Report 2016

Denmark emerged as the happiest country in the world

Police investigate over 500 crimes of fly-tipping in “impossible” problem on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA is suffering from an ongoing problem of rubbish-dumping throughout the municipality’s streets. In the year and eight months since the storms and flooding of...

IN PICS: The newly updated list of Malaga’s 13 natural monuments

After the recently announced additions to Malaga’s natural monuments list, we look at all 13 of these stunning environmental sites

Spain’s Mercadona ditches single-use plastic bags

https://twitter.com/Mercadona/status/1117717950574792705 ONE of Spain's best-known supermarkets has ditched plastic carrier bags in favour of sustainable alternatives. Mercadona, which owns 1636 supermarkets across Spain and Portugal, announced...

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